Winterbotham nee Campbell of Phoenix, Arizona, peacefully passed away,
surrounded by her family, on September 20, 2015, in Chesterton, Indiana.
Having courageously overcome breast cancer twice, she lost her battle with
Acute Myeloid Leukemia in just seven short weeks.
Teresa was born
January 6, 1961, in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada to Patricia (Allan)
Jones and the late Leonard Campbell.
Left to cherish her
memory are her beloved children, Jennifer (Andrew) Hendrix and Joseph M.
Winterbotham; her sisters, Heather (Greg) Ellis and Shelley (Dan) Ellis;
stepsiblings, Tina (Bob) Massey, Tammy (Brian) Hardsock, and Tony Jones;
along with many uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her
father, brother Barry Campbell, maternal and paternal grandparents, as well
as several uncles and aunts of Canada.
spending time with her family, traveling, cooking, and was skilled in
carpentry, construction, and all things artistic. Always maintaining a
belief in higher education, she earned her Associates Degree from Purdue
North Central, Bachelorís Degree from University of Phoenix, and was just
shy of completing her Masterís in Health Administration at University of
Phoenix, where she was most currently employed as an Admissions Counselor.
She worked at American Express for 13 years as a computer programmer and
Project Manager before pursuing her passion, interior decorating. She
obtained her staging license and spent the following years flipping houses
and designing independently, as well as consulting for Tomboy Tools--a
company dedicated to empowering women in DIY projects and home repair. She
was fueled by creativity, often using her talents in drawing, photography,
and sewing to enrich her clientsí interior designs and to nurture a DIY
mentality in her own home. She will be remembered as hardworking,
independent, and creative; as an adventurous and open-minded individual who
encouraged those around her to try new things; and above all else, as an
unbelievably dedicated mother. Her contagious smile, unconditional love, and
passion for life will undoubtedly be missed by all who knew her.
request, no services will be held. Condolences may be sent to 1810 Elgin
Street, Chesterton IN 46304.